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  1. Add "Expected receipt after ordering (days)" to PO template

    It makes more logical sense to add a relative date ("Expected receipt after ordering (days)" to PO template) rather than a fixed expected date ("expected receipt date") in the context of a PO Line template.

    This change would lessen the likelihood of false claims because the date in the PO Line template is a date in the past.

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  2. PPDA issue: POL automatically created with Order line type: Physical – One Time upon clicking Approve and Order for PPDA requests.

    DDA purchase request are one such requests created automatically through Primo and goes into Alma as a Purchase Request. The request is created automatically as opposed to one that is created by raising the PO Line. And the POL is automatically created with Order line type: Physical – One Time upon clicking Approve and Order for PPDA requests that the libray receives. We are not able to change the configuration on our side to Print Book – One Time and there is no option to change. In the February Enhancement 2018, there is a workaround, but it does not help…

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  3. Claim

    When I place a claim, I add a receiving note that itemizes which issue I have claimed. I remove this receiving note when I have received the claim. It would be great if there was a way for me to automate a note when I have claimed an issue, and if the note could be automatically deleted after the issue has been received.

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  4. Percentage load on vendor/order records

    On the screen for Vendor account details: Develop a data field entitled Overheads, with an input box that can take a percentage. This percentage indicates the percentage with which the value of each order linked to the vendor should be loaded automatically, with an override facility on the order record.

    On the screen for creating a PO Line: Develop a data field entitled Overheads, with an input box that can take a percentage. This field should be populated automatically from the Overheads field on the associated vendor record, loading the value of the order with the percentage, with an override…

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  5. Duplicate licenses

    When duplicating licences give the option to include the attachments. Sometimes we want the license to appear with a different name on different orders but still want the attachment to remain the same.

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  6. Adding PO lines when creating a licence

    We would like the ability to link the license to a PO line in the license details. To open the PO line tab and add the PO here.

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  7. Auto refresh function for the total price of a PO

    The customer of 86THU would like the total price of a PO could be updated automatically when the POLs were added or removed before clicking the Save button. For example, if you sum up some numbers in Excel, the total will be updated in real-time when you add or remove any numbers.

    Case number: 00681105

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  8. 采购查重

    由于ISBN查重仍有问题,会产生大量复本图书,所以ISBN查重不能满足实际的需求。还有系统的模糊查重配置是去精确比对100和245字段,在系统中放在100字段的只能是单个的创作者creator,而多个中的其他创作者、还有所有贡献者都会放在7XX中,在我们导入订单时,不论是何种责任方式,我们都放在了100字段,所以,如果系统是直接将我们导入的100字段和系统的100字段比对,这是不科学的。正确的比对方式应该是将我们的100字段和系统的1XX和7XX一起比对才是。再者245字段,由于某些老师给的题名不完整或者不规范,所以,在245的比对时,也不应该是一对一精确匹配,而是应该将导入的245去符号,和系统中已有的245去符号进行比对,只要系统中245完全等于或者全包含我们导入的245,就当做重复给予显示,才完美。比如导入的245是xxxx:xx,系统的是245xxxx:xx 再比如我们的245是xxxx:xx,系统的是245xxxx:xxsssss;这两种情况的重复提示,才是需要的。并且90多条数据,人工查了77条重复,说明了永久检索框中实现了上述我说的245题名查重,但是订单创建那边模糊查重却没能做到。希望订单创建查重那里进行优化,从而完善查重需求。

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  9. Add Invoice Date to Waiting for Payment File

    It would be helpful to have the option to sort by invoice date from the Waiting for Payment screen. Currently, there is no Invoice Date column.

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  10. The customer prefers the option of Manual packaging could be modified when the POL is on auto packaging or manual packaging status

    The customer perfers the option of Manual packaging could be modified when the POL is on auto packaging or manual packaging status.

    We have suggested the customer to cancel the POL then reopen it to change the status to in Review status, so they could modify the Manual packaging option. But the customer said it would be more convenient if the option could be modified directly before the POL was packaged.

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  11. Sort Invoice Lines by Description

    When viewing "Invoice Lines" in "Invoice Details" it would be highly useful to be able to sort invoice lines by Description A-Z. Currently you can only sort by Line no., Price/Total Price and Status.

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  12. Make it easier to configure Alma vendor order letter. XML and Style sheets require to much background to quickly set up.

    Provide a generic-simple Word letter for ordering that Acquisitions can customize by adding pertinent info to such as vendor name and address, title, price, terms, and the libraries contact info. The editing and testing of the current letter now is very cumbersome. Can you use a savable word document that allow you to copy and paste in a vendor's email and the basic info of the title to be purchases. Xml and style sheets are too time consuming and needs more software skills than many Acquisitions Department have access to. I just want to email an order to the vendor.…

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  13. Require a barcode for newly received serials

    Serials can be assigned a barcode upon receipt, but it would be nice of Alma would prompt users to provide the barcode if/when a barcode is required rather than merely optional. (We only barcode some titles, so a prompt of some kind would help staff who don't know which titles are barcoded as a matter of routine.)

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  15. Add Order button to Record View

    Currently, only Copy, Link, Back and Edit are options in Record View. It would be nice to be able to "Order" an item while in record view, instead of needing to click on back and then order from the All Titles results list. Not only would this save clicks/mousing, it would substantially reduce the risk of accidentally ordering from the wrong record, then having to go through relinking everything.

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  16. Move multiple PO lines.

    PO lines on a bib record can only be moved one by one using the "Change Bib Reference" tool. When there are multiple PO lines, sometimes twenty or more, this can be a slow, tedious process. It would be helpful to be able to select multiple lines and link them to a new record all at once.

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  17. Accrual mode

    When creating invoices, the Accrual mode checkbox should by default be unchecked

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  18. We would like an option to search vendors by address/country.

    We would like an option to search vendors by address/country since many of our vendors are from other countries.
    Currently, we have no way of finding all the vendors from a certain country, if it is not part of their name.

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  19. We would suggest to pop up a notificatiion when our staff works on an invoice of previous year.

    I would suggest to pop up a notificatiion when our staff works on an invoice of previous year. For example, before click "set back to Review", system will alert that "Edit is not allowed since it is not in this year." Or it is not permited to edit the non-current year invoices.

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  20. Item search in amazon. Can we add the webpage of our local vendor?

    When we order books, we have to fill in the data in metadataeditor. Could we be able to search the homepage of our local supplier?

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